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a plant with san francisco that it didn't follow the city's healthcare law. they will spend $320,000 some of that about $200,000 to current and former employees who were eligible for healthcare benefits but didn't get any. a city investigation discovered the chain charged customers a surcharge without using the money for healthcare as required. >>> over time is taking a big bite out of the muni budget in san francisco. 22 of the biggest overtime earners in the city last year were muni employees. they racked up a total of $18 million in overtime. ten muni supervisors made more than $100,000 in overtime according to the "chronicle." >>> bart is proposing changes to deal with overcrowding at its montgomery and embarcadero stations in san francisco. the transit is planning on removing large seating disks in the middle of the platform and replacing them with thinner benches. bart will also take out rarely used pay phones. there is a proposal to charge riders extra who get off at the two stations during peak hours. >>> 5:40. smog so bad you can't se
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for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> good morng. thanks for being with me. i'm carol costello. it's 30 minutes past the hour. stories we're watching in the newsroom. stories in vail, colorado, all to commemorate the 50th anniversary of that resort. the bell being rung remotely from the base of the mountain by the chairman and ceo on vail. stocks likely to be flat after strong gains last week to avert that fiscal cliff. >>> speaking of that, weeks after congress narrowly avoideded that catastrophic fiscal cliff, now we're facing another debate, the debt ceiling. many members of congress say the last-minute brinksmanship that happened with the fiscal cliff is not going to be repeated when it comes to
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health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. >>> 15 minutes past the hour. checking our top stories. a digital activist and someone who helped shape the internet. that's how aaron swartz is being remembered after he was found dead of an apparent suicide in his apartment. swartz was just 26. >>> a lot of anger on detroit's south side. thousands lined up outside a center giving away section 8 public housing vouchers.
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
by afsmee under president lee saunders, the largest public employee and healthcare workers' union in the entire country doing great work and you can find out more about their great work at their website, www.afscme.org, making america happen. eric byrnes in studio with us as a friend of bill from bullfight strategies. >> good morning >> bill: regular team here this morning, peter. >> hey, hey. happy monday. woo-hoo >> bill: following social media on twitter and footballing. with this busy inauguration week getting started, we are joined by amanda turkel managing politics managing editor for huffington post. good to talk to you this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> gradlad you are there. a week from today, the official ceremony. yesterday was the official dress rehearsal for the inauguration what's anticipated? big but not as big as last time for the inaugural ceremonies this week. >> absolutely. president obama's first inauguration was one of the most anticipated events people very many seen in quite awhile. there was a purple tunnel of doom.